Workforce Development Coordinator – Sault Ste. Marie News


• Provide professional workforce development services / consultations to external stakeholders on behalf of the City of Sault Ste. Marie, Community Development and Business Services.
• Carry out a wide range of activities aimed at attracting talent to Sault Ste. Marie in collaboration with local actors.

Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Understand and work towards the goals and objectives of Sault Ste. Marie – Strategy of retention, recruitment, repatriation (R3).
• Plan, manage and implement workforce development initiatives and awareness programs.
• Collaborate with employers, post-secondary institutions, community organizations, Aboriginal employment service providers and immigrant serving organizations to support workforce development initiatives.
• Evaluate and document the workforce development, activities and support systems of Aboriginal and immigration in Sault Ste. Marry the organizations and determine the gaps.
• Identify, develop and maintain workforce development partnerships and networks with employers, educational institutions, DSSAB, Indigenous employment service providers, immigrant serving organizations and communities. ‘other stakeholders.
• Assess the staffing needs of companies and monitor the placement and retention results of program participants.
• Prepare a talent pool that will serve the community in the future and improve the retention of professionals attracted to the community.
• Lead and coordinate various events; for example, Sault Network Communications and Events, Sault Summit, etc.
• Oversee the administration and coordination of the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program (RNIPP).
• Maintain and regularly update various job posting websites.
• Identify, plan and execute training programs for capacity development and help employers meet the challenges of vacant positions.
• Lead and maintain the Spouse Recruitment Advisory Committee.
• Find and target qualified candidates for difficult-to-fill positions on behalf of local employers, as needed.
• Maintain in-depth working knowledge of City health and safety policies and procedures.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

• University degree in a related field of study; for example, business, human resources or community development, etc.
• A college diploma in a related field of study, with related experience, will be considered.
• Computer skills in a Microsoft environment; including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.
• Five years of related professional experience; for example, the role of recruiting and / or attracting immigration.
• Knowledge and understanding of:
• Four Pillars of the CCC Report: A Common Cause and a New Direction for Sault Ste. Married. (
• R3: Sault Ste. Marie Retain, Recruit, Repatriate Strategy.
• Possess strong analytical skills, including the ability to think strategically and creatively.
• Work independently and in a team; autonomous with a strong motivation.
• Ability to meet and interact with people in a pleasant, professional and responsible manner.
• Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills.
• Organize time and tasks, meet deadlines and ensure accuracy, in a fast paced environment.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please provide a cover letter and curriculum vitae outlining your qualifications for:
Send an email to [email protected]
Subject line 047-054-2021 Workforce Development Coordinator

The Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie is an inclusive employer. Housing is available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

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